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to be a big divide. how do you tweak that to make the two of them happy? that might be a tall order. i can't think what would make the tea party satisfied with this bill, but balanced budget amendment? >> right. there has within talk around here unconfirmed that that is the sweetener being added to the boehner bill, a balanced budget amendment. but really this is an extraordinary evening in an extraordinary episode, greta, one that political scientists will be studying for 50 years or more. we watch both divided government at its most dysfunctional. and a president who to many observers appears to be side lined for the time being as -- congressional leaders work behind closed doors to hammer this out and deep divisions whereby a powerful speaker john boehner is having difficulty coralling votes he needed. remember he lost 59 republican votes. you have this large freshman class, 80 members, a lot backed by the tea party and elected here to, on a promise of cutting spending and take one exyampem. tim scott from south carolina was one of two freshman for the first time ever given a seat at th
doors, and not something we foe on fox, but they need to hear it. >> greg: this guy is a big harry reid supporters. this is what happens when a democrat gets a taste of the liberal idea. it's okay to vote for it and then it starts affecting you. then all of a sudden he talks about fear of regulation, fear of healthcare cost, poor of redistribution. he's no longer a harry reid supporter, he is a tea party. >> kimberly: see how the transformation occurs? >> eric: we put together. look at the top three recipient of the casino political campaign contribution. you're 100% right, my friend. senator reid, number one. $300,000. that is well above the number two. all three of them, kim, -- what is the name? >> kimberly: that is why the comments he is making are so credible. he is sumone who supported the democrats and he has the courage to say listen, i don't think that obama is doing the right job here. he said he would in fact hire, he wants to hire but he is prohibited from doing so by the administration and by the obama policy that he finds too much ambiguity. >> bob: i'm not laughing at you
quayle, so many others, the former hewlett-packard ceo. it gets better, it gets big. >> this is the fox nooks alert, a final house vote on speaker boehner's plan is set to happen shortly. keep it here. we'll bring you the live vote as it happens. hello, everybody. this is 5:00 on the east coast. this is "the five. we've got a lot to cover tonight. first an outrageous comparison in the "new york times" between the tea party and hezbollah. we have thomas friedman's shameless comments ahead. plus a 2012 round-up, and why michele bachmann is hoping rick perry doesn't throw his hat in the ring. and this, julia roberts banned in the uk. we'll they you why. those stories and much more. "the five" starts right now. we're waiting on the host to hold a final vote on the boehner plan. quickly the highlights of the plan. the plan will cut and cap discretionary spend buying $917 over the next ten years, and louvre the debt ceiling to rise by $900 billion immediately. but this one, very importantly, no new revenue, no tax increase. after the bill passes, which i think it probably will, the democrats
. they will try and get 60 votes on this. the big question is they need republicans and are they going to get enough republican votes when they slice and dice this thing to send it back to the house where there i assume they are going to get some republicans but mostly democrats? >> we'll have to see what it is. i have to tell you we have to do two things here. avoid default but avoid downgrade. the proposals on the table there haven't been enough spending cuts or as pat mentioned the balanced budget component is so pop to ge impoo get our fiscal house in order. >> and if we don't get ahold of the growth pattern we are going to be in trouble. senators thank you both for being so patient and for your insight. it will be a long weekend and we appreciate you being with us. tonight, karl rove on the breaking news. and frank let me tell you about a very important phone call i made. when i got my medicare card, i realized i needed an aarp... medicare supplement insurance card, too. medicare is one of the great things about turning 65, but it doesn't cover everything. in fact, it only pays up to 80%
boehner, to get a big deal. now, boehner backed off my association to try and do it, but he did try to get a 4 trillion dollar deal and knew he couldn't get it from the caucus and by the way, obama couldn't get it from his. so, what they basically did, take it back where it belongs, which is in the congress. because this is the bill that's been voted on. >> it's going to end anyway, and it's going to end and they're agreeing, mandatory committee and it's going to be over and we'll talk about fun things. >> and i don't know if it'll get enough votes in the house of representatives. >> i do. >> this committee basically unconstitutionally removes from congress the ability to make decisions with respect to paying money. i'm saying unconstitutionally, the constitution says only the congress did far be it from me to challenge you go the constitution. >> paul ryan, has endorsed the republican plan and when he endorsed through the house of representatives, it gefs comfort they can go forward. >> also having worked in the house of representatives, the speaker is so smart. he's fot going to bring a
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